Monthly Communal Dinners

Relationships are built in kitchens. Join us for communal meals and knowledge-sharing on a range of food-related topics, led by mentor volunteers. From the fine-art of food preservation to food justice, together we will grow and learn…around the table. Funded by the New Horizons for Seniors Program Grant


 “Food Security and the ALR (Agricultural Land Reserve)”

Tuesday, Dec 10, 6:00pm
Free, donations accepted at door.
RSVP by NOON Dec 4 to Leamore Cohen 604-638-7288, leamore@jccgv.bc.ca

Featured Speaker: Councillor Harold Steves 

Harold will share a compelling story about the Agricultural Land Reserve which has protected provincial farmland from development for the last 40+ years. Harold will also discuss his work spearheading the Metro Vancouver regional food security strategy.

HAROLD STEVES has served on Richmond City Council continuously since 1977, and served a previous term as alderman from 1968-1973. From 1973-1975 he served one term as an M.L.A. in the Provincial Legislature, and is one of the founders of the Agricultural Land Reserve.

A former Richmond school teacher, Harold operates the family farm in Steveston… read full story